Rick brings over 25 years of P&C experience to his role as Hippo’s Chief Insurance Officer. Rick is a Chartered Property & Casualty Underwriter and a Certified Insurance Counselor and has held senior executive positions at well-respected insurance companies including First Connect Insurance as its President & CEO, Superior Access Insurance as its President & CEO and Mercury Insurance Group (NYSE-MCY) as its Regional Vice President. At Mercury, Rick had full P&L responsibility overseeing underwriting, claims, product, pricing and distribution for half of Mercury’s operations geographically. At First Connect, Rick shifted the paradigm and brought to market a entirely new way of thinking about car insurance. Rick has a passion to modernize the insurance industry from underwriting, distribution, product design, to customer service and consumer expectations. Rick found the perfect fit at Hippo Insurance who is leading the way in modernizing homeowner’s insurance.